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Reading Time: 4 minutes A common dillema in the real estate market is the investment decision in Apartment vs Land. Where an apartment is great for city life, lands are highly sought after investment options since they are the only assets with no depreciation but rather gain value over time. Since the total availability of land is limited, the price of land assets increases quickly over time. That is why land is a suitable investment for a handsome return. Then again, unless you invest in government bonds, every return will come bearing risks, and for land, illegal possession is a common threat in our country. So how can you prevent your asset from unwanted possessions? Let’s take a look at a couple of steps you can take for prevention of land grabbing, usually practiced in our country. Build A Boundary After you are done with all formalities of the transaction process and fully take possession…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Building houses takes months, if not years, when you’re doing it the traditional concrete-built way. Over the years, there have been some refreshing and innovative ideas as to how we can come up with better ways of building homes. Dhaka, being overpopulated much like the other cities in Bangladesh, faces a huge problem since there is a good chance we might run out of space soon. But that’s exactly why we should adapt to newer technologies. No matter where you are planning your residential or commercial building, exploring other options will help you decide what will be the best choice for you. Let’s take a look at the possibilities that you can introduce in Bangladesh! Modular homes Modular homes (not to be confused with mobile homes) are primarily constructed on a factory and later brought to the site on a truck where it is set by a crane and finished.…

Reading Time: 5 minutes The property market in Bangladesh is thriving at the moment. Due to recent political stability and economic growth, the real estate sector in Bangladesh saw impeccable development. If you are planning to purchase a property anytime soon, then now might be the best time to start looking for a suitable investment. Because if the property market holds on to its current growth rate, the value of an apartment in Dhaka could certainly increase, giving you a high return on investment. Alternatively, if you are looking for a permanent stay, then purchasing a home in the future could certainly cost you more than it would in the present. That is why, in order to assist you in finding a suitable residence, we have highlighted some of the best apartments for sale in Dhaka. 2,120 Sq. Ft. Apartment at Uttara Sector 5 A highly demanded area for a residence in Uttara is…

Reading Time: 3 minutes The real estate sector is an arena for the brave and the bold. When you step into the property market, be assured it is a game designed to be tough but with rewarding benefits. In Bangladesh, the real estate sector happens to be one of the biggest players amongst the overall industries, and when you put your foot in through the door, you become a part of the game; which you can do so by ‘Investing’! Investing in a property in Bangladesh may seem like a daunting idea, but it really isn’t! The real estate market contributes to a big portion of the economy. This article is designed to help you get an idea of making informed decisions when it comes to investing in the property market of Bangladesh. Why Invest In the Real Estate Sector Real estate gives you more control over your investment because properties are of tangible…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Love it or hate it, winter is a special time of the year. Tons of festivities like carnivals and fairs take place all over the country. It’s also our ‘designated’ wedding season. So there is a lot going on in winter; that much is for certain. But it’s not all outdoor fun and games when the season invades your home. This calls for the need to prepare your home for winter. Here are a few ways to keep your home well prepared for the oncoming season. Thick Curtains to fight the cold It gets pretty cold and many people just can’t handle it so every little step to ready your home for winter helps. Whether to avoid cold allergies or avoid getting sick, curtains may help keep a home warm. They work as a great insulator, keeping the cold out and the heat in. The thicker the curtains; the more…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Real estate in Bangladesh is thriving at the moment. With recent economic development, the property market in the country is performing exceedingly well. It might be just the right time to invest in an apartment. Among the various factors behind property price, location plays a major role. Because other facilities such as area accessibility, infrastructure, safety, and security depend on location the most. If you are planning to purchase apartments in Dhaka anytime soon, then it is imperative to get a highlight of the current market prices. Let’s take a look at how apartment price in Dhaka is performing in popular areas of the capital. Mirpur At present, Mirpur is one of the most affordable apartment locations in Dhaka city. The ongoing metro rail construction project is an indicator of development in the area. Once the project is completed, demand for accomodation is likely to increase and in turn, apartment…

Reading Time: 4 minutes You need a lot of preparations before shifting apartments and having an idea about how much it might cost will definitely help. As such, we have prepared a three-part series to provide you with a general idea about the cost of moving apartments in Dhaka. In the first part we talked about the transportation cost of shifting apartments. In the second part of the series, we’ll be discussing movers and taking a look at the options that are available when looking for movers and how much they might cost you. Friends and Family When considering the cost of moving apartments, we begin with the most inexpensive option; your friends and family. In fact, it doesn’t cost you a thing except for maybe treating them to lunch or dinner. However, since there are usually many items in your flat; moving them can be hard work. That is why the more people you have, the…

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is not uncommon to be concerned about your next home in a foreign land, regardless of the country you are planning to move into. Dhaka, Bangladesh is now one of the most prospective cities in the world to host expats working for Multinational Corporations. Since this country has one of the highest growth rates both among South Asian nations and in the world, moving to Dhaka can offer great opportunities for expats. But before you do, obviously you have to conduct some research about expats moving to Dhaka.  An important thing to consider before shifting is location. Because a lot of factors such as safety, security, food, and transportation, among other things, depend on location the most. Let’s take a look at some preferred places for expats to live in Dhaka. It will help you get an idea of the neighborhoods to make your own decision. Gulshan If you…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Buying a house is said to be the biggest and most important investment; even more so if it is the first one you’re making. You’ll be living in this place for years, if not decades which is why you need to ensure that you’re getting the utmost quality for your money. But here’s the thing, because of our rapidly increasing population, urbanization and overall growth of the economy, the real estate sector has been booming in the recent years. While that is a good thing, it also means that we have a lot more developers in the market, some more experienced than the others. If you’re going to build a house of your own, you have to give it up to a trusted name. And that may be more difficult than you’d think so. To make your developer-hunting easier, below is a checklist you NEED! Background Ideally, a company that…

Reading Time: 4 minutes For a lot of people, packing might just be one of the most frustrating things in life. What is essential when it comes to planning a trip? Clothes? Surely. Toothpaste? Probably. TV?… that might be a bit too much. So if you are wondering which things to take when traveling, you are in luck! Today we bring you a list of essentials for planning a trip. Travel Backpack When you think about packing essentials for planning a trip, the first thing you visualize is a bag. It is a necessary item to carry all the other items from the packing list. However, there is a variety of luggage that is available from small packs to large suitcases. Among them, backpacks are usually best suitable for every kind of journey. They are light enough not to burden you while simultaneously offering ample storage and versatility. Furthermore, travel backpacks are easy to…